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Sewage backup? We can restore that!

8/21/2018 (Permalink)

Treat sewage backups as a EMERGENCY due to the bacteria and other pathogens in the water.

We know how scary sewer system backups can be in your home or business. These backups are very serious and unsanitary and should be treated as a immediate emergency. When you notice a sewage backup call SERVPRO to safely clean up the contamination.

The water that comes from backed-up sewage is considered Category 3 Water also known as Black Water. This water is very dangerous and is a immediate health concern due to the water being filled with bacteria and other pathogens.

How does SERVPRO of Brunswick respond to a Sewage Backup

1. Response 

At the first sign of a sewage backup you need to immediately follow your properties Emergency Ready Profile and call SERVPRO of Brunswick. SERVPRO of Brunswick knows the risk of the contaminated water and wants to help you get rid of it as soon as possible to eliminate the chance of people getting sick or allowing for mold or mildew to grow. 

Remember, that it only takes 24 hours after a flood for mold or mildew to grow.

2. Inspection

Once SERVPRO of Brunswick arrives, they will inspect the building for a scope of the damage- looking for mold growth, trapped water, and standing water. After the inspection is complete SERVPRO of Brunswick will create a cleanup and restoration plan that best fits the property.

3. Cleanup
Sewage cleanup starts by first removing the non-salvageable items, then removing salvageable items and disinfecting them. After non-salvageable and salvageable items are removed the SERVPRO of Brunswick Crew will begin removing affected drywall, flooring, and any paneling.

4. Restoration
Once the building has been cleaned and disinfected it is now crucial for the property to begin the drying phase. When the building is at a normal moisture level- rebuild can resume.

Sewage Cleanup is a process and each step is crucial when dealing with Category 3 Water. Keep in mind the safety concerns and call the water damage restoration specialists at SERVPRO of Brunswick

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